The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) bring cases against people accused of committing crimes.1
Prosecution is when the state brings a criminal case against a person.
Decision to Prosecute
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) decision whether to charge a person to go to court, divert the case, or to take no further action
Code for Crown Prosecutors
The Code for Crown Prosecutors guides the prosecution on how to prosecute children and what special measures they should take.
Charging Guidance for Police and Prosecutors
Guidelines that the police and prosecutors use when deciding whether or not a person should be charged with an offence, given a caution or have ‘no further action’ (NFA).
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